24 - 04 - 2019

TMC MPs Stage Protest In Parliament Over Lynching Issue

Kolkata, July 24,2018: All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs staged a protest on Tuesday in front of the Gandhi statue in Parliament over incidents of lynching. With banners in hand, almost all MPs were present in the protest. “Stop mob lynching” was the message written in the banners. The protest was staged in demand for a strict law to curb the menace of mob-lynching in the country.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Martyrs’ day, had criticised the Modi government for its failure to tackle the problem of lynching in the country. She also termed it as the ‘murder of democracy.’ The central government is in pressure with central ministers also criticising the increasing incidents of mob-lynching. State minister for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju also criticised it harshly. In most of the cases, cow-protection has been the issue. Apart from this, lynchings also occured over suspicion of child-lifters. A mentally-disbalanced woman was lynched and killed in Madhya Pradesh in suspicion over child-lifter.


Shahid Diwas: ‘Star-Studded’ Stage & ‘Starry’ Affair

Kolkata, July 21,2018 : ‘Prithibi Abar Shanto Hobe…..’ (World Will Be Peaceful Again), Nachiketa sung the song for Didi. Following the song Mamata started her speech for Shahid Diwas (Trinamool’s Martyr’s Day) beside Tipu Sultan Masjid at Dharmatala.

A star-studded stage for Shahid Diwas. A part of tollywood were present at the dais. Ignoring the rainy morning many people were present for Didi on the occassion of Trinamool’s Shahid Diwas.

The celebrities from Television to Tollywood like June Malya, Superstar Dev, Mimi, Nusrat, Indrani Halder, Arindam Sil, Tanusree, Sudeshna Roy, Soham, Hiran, Writtika were present.

All raised their hands to say ‘hi’ to their fans from such stage where mass gathered for stand before their idol Mamata Banerjee. Thus stage for July 21 was high-octane and of course a starry affair.

Malicious Attempts To Malign Mother Teresa Charity: Mamata

Kolkata, July 14,2018: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked on the BJP for its “malicious attempts to malign” the name of Missionaries of Charity.

On Thursday, the Chief Minister, who is at present in North Bengal, tweeted: “Mother Teresa herself set up Missionaries of Charity. And now they are also not being spared. Malicious attempts to malign their name.”

This comes after names of two members of Ranchi unit of the Missionaries of Charity have been “dragged” into the controversy involving the sale of babies.

Raising her voice against the action, Banerjee further stated in her tweet: “The Sisters are being targeted. BJP want to spare no one.”


Mamata Govt To Bring School Education Under ‘Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan’

Kolkata,July 12,2018 ‘Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan’ a programme created by combining Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan – will now form the basis of the Bengal Government’s approach to school education. This would help in optimising the administration of education in Bengal.

This programme would work for all aspects of management and betterment of education (including aspects like the free distribution of school textbooks, shoes and uniforms) right from the pre-primary to the higher secondary level.

A person experienced in the administration of education would be nominated by the State Government for heading the programme. There would a district head for each of the districts too.

Scientists would be inducted in the programme to visit schools and awaken interest in science among students.


Before 21st July, Modi Likely To Visit Bengal

Kolkata, July 7.2018 : Before 21st July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address a rally in West Bengal’s Midnapore on July 16 to underscore his message to farmers after the Centre raised the crop support prices on Wednesday.

According to sources, state BJP party already sent proposal to the centre. Modi’s visit comes just over a fortnight after the Bengal trip of BJP chief Amit Shah, who set state leaders the target of winning at least 22 of Bengal’s 42 Lok Sabha seats next year.

Sources also added that Modi will campaign about the Centre’s move to increase minimum support prices for agriculture produce. The state BJP continued that Midnapore was chosen as a venue in the wake of the party’s advances in the Panchayat polls.

Earlier speaking at a meeting in Purulia, the BJP chief Amit Shah launched an all-out attack on the two-time Chief Minister’s government and said that handle Bengal properly at first then try for Delhi.


2 Leopards To Arrive At Bengal Safari Park

SILIGURI, July 4,2018: Bengal Safari Park near Siliguri, a popular tourist destination, is going to get two more guests – two leopards, lovingly named Sachin and Sourav. A leopard safari is beginning from the end of June at Bengal Safari Park.

The leopards will be brought from Khayerbari Tiger Rehabilitation Centre, which was set up in 2005 for rehabilitating royal Bengal tigers rescued from circuses. The two leopards were caught at Santali Tea Garden in Kalchini block five years ago. An area of 20 acres has been fenced for them.

Bengal Safari Park is full of animals of various kinds – tigers, black bears, deer, elephants, rhinoceroses, etc. – as well as birds of many species, the latter especially during the winter. It is gradually become one of the best tourist attractions in north Bengal.